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"In WWII, they had a saying that there are no atheists in foxholes. I think the modern equivalent of that is that there are no jaded, bored people in the high-tech industry, in the land of really good hardcore geeks."
- Neal Stephenson

Cyborg Pilot  
  A combination of a human being (at least the thinking part) and a machine.  

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress contains a number of references to cyborgs; the best way to see what he meant by it is to look through them.

Being kissed by Wyoming Knott is more definite than being married to most women. Had I been Mike all my lights would have flashed at once. I felt like a Cyborg with pleasure center switched on...

There was a solar storm warning but the pilot thought he could make it or didn't care; he was a Cyborg...

"Man, I saw one disturbing report. It was claimed that attempts are being made at the University of Peiping to combine computers with human brains to achieve massive capacity. A computing Cyborg."

"Here we are, two million males, less than one million females. A physical fact, basic as rock or vacuum. Then add idea of tanstaafl. When thing is scarce, price goes up. Women are scarce; aren't enough to go around that makes them most valuable thing in Luna, more precious than ice or air, as men without women don't care whether they stay alive or not. Except a Cyborg, if you regard him as a man, which I don't."

"Excuse me but isn't there an exceptionally fine computer at Peiping University?"
"And if there is?" (Did I detect an increase in bland inscrutability? A Cyborg-computer Pickled brains? Or live ones, aware? Horrible, either way.)

From The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, by Robert Heinlein.
Published by GP Putnam in 1966
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I've read elsewhere on the Internet (must be true, nyet?) that the term "cyborg" is a contraction of the phrase "cybernetic organism" and was coined in 1960 by a Dr. Manfred Clynes for a NASA conference.

Compare to the cyborg collar from A Specter is Haunting Texas (1968) by Fritz Leiber, the cyborg from Cyborg (1972) by Martin Caidin and the cyborg dolphin from Johnny Mnemonic (1981) by William Gibson.

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